THE BEST SEASON IN BOSTON'S BASEBALL HISTORY

BOSTON RED SOX ...
THE CURSE OF THE BAMBINO, PART 3
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SUBWAY SERIES DISAPPEARS ...

June 13, 1948 ... Today's scheduled doubleheader with the White Sox was postponed at 12:30.  The Red Sox then grabbed the 5 o'clock train for Cleveland.  The Red Sox will play 16 games in 19 days on their road trip.

Birdie Tebbetts and Stan Spence did no accompany the team. They will leave tomorrow.

The Red Sox batted .281 on their homestand.  Bobby Doerr batted .333, but with only one homer. The Sox had an 8-3 record on their stay, but gained no ground on the Indians.

 

 

1948 AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS

 

 

Cleveland Indians 31 14 -

 

 

Philadelphia Athletics 31 20 3

 

 

New York Yankees 28 21 5

 

 

Detroit Tigers 26 25 8

 

 

BOSTON RED SOX 22 26 10 1/2

 

 

Washington Senators 24 28 10 1/2

 

 

St. Louis Browns 19 29 13 1/2

 

 

Chicago White Sox 13 31 17 1/2